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    they can't be glowlight. looks like harlequin rasbora

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    I think Dev is right.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ChurchofAdam
    are you sure they're not glowlight?
    (http://animal-world.com/encyclo/fres...elsRasbora.php)
    Glowlights don't have that "hook" to their stripe toward their head as is evident in your picture. Coloration however, looks very similar.
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    I've discussed this with a friend and while we both would prefer a better picture, we now agree that unless there is more orange colouring over the gills that we can't make out on the current picture, they have to be young Trigonostigma heteromorpha (Harlequin rasbora) that have not yet reached their full adult shape.

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    sorry, can't get ya a better picture cause it's from the internet, lol. I just thought they looked really good in that planted setup (much better than neons but similar size)
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    Quote Originally Posted by RobbieG
    Looks like it to my eyes after seeing that pic.
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    cool. so if that's a hengel's, what's an espei?
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    Quote Originally Posted by ChurchofAdam
    sorry, can't get ya a better picture cause it's from the internet, lol. I just thought they looked really good in that planted setup (much better than neons but similar size)
    Well, in that case it probably won't matter so much which Trigonostigma it is, they all look almost the same and have almost identical demands to their environment. Some grow slightly larger than the others. And I agree, they look a lot nicer than neons :) I keep a small school of what we believe to be Harlequin in my asian tank, although after this thread we're no longer sure tbh. I also like the Glowlight tetra a lot (Hemigrammus erythrozonus)
    Last edited by dev; 07-04-2007 at 03:56 PM.

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